Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Scott Collins

Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Scott Collins

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, September 11, 2016

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Brandon Scott Collins

Master Deputy Sheriff Brandon Collins was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind while he conducted a vehicle stop on northbound U.S. 69, near West 143rd Street in Overland Park, at approximately 1:30 am.

He had re-entered his patrol car when a pickup truck struck it from behind, causing it to burst into flames. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene on foot but was arrested a short time later and sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison.

Deputy Collins had served with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office for 21 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 745

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 12.5 years

hit and run, traffic stop

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Respect for the Fallen, Master Deputy.

I'm not in law enforcement although I'm in an allied field, knowing of you because I saw a memorial sign on US-69 and then looked you up.

May you rest contented and proud of what you've accomplished; your Service and sacrifice are appreciated and will not be forgotten.

Russell Bixby, alarm/surveillance guru and general purpose techie at large

Saw the sign and looked into the name

September 7, 2023

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